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Tuesday, June 2, 2020
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COMMUNITY
Emory to hold online vigil June 5 to mourn victims of racist violence
Read messages from President Claire E. Sterk and President-elect Gregory L. Fenves as the university comes together Friday, June 5, for an online solidarity vigil to mourn victims of racist violence and lift our hope for an anti-racist world.

 

VIEWPOINTS
Georgia primary will be a preview of November election, say Emory experts
Emory political experts say that new election realities in the state mean that Georgia's primary on June 9 is in many ways a preview of how November’s presidential election process will unfold.

 

WELLNESS
Employees got moving – virtually – during the Move More Challenge
Nearly 5,000 employees of Emory University and Emory Healthcare got more physically active and learned about healthy habits during the annual Move More Challenge – despite the circumstances of COVID-19.

 

LITERATURE
Emory College AAE hosts virtual book club featuring faculty authors
A virtual book club featuring works by Emory College faculty kicks off Thursday, June 4, with Tayari Jones discussing her New York Times bestseller “An American Marriage.” The discussion will begin at 7 p.m.
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COVID-19 UPDATES
 

 

PERSPECTIVE
101-year-old retired nurse has survived COVID-19 and 1918 flu pandemic
A 101-year-old resident of the Emory Healthcare skilled nursing center Budd Terrace at Wesley Woods has survived both Spanish flu as an infant and now COVID-19.

 

COLLABORATION
Emory, partners receive $31 million COVID-19 testing grant
Emory is sharing in a $31 million federal grant designed to rapidly transform innovative technologies into widely accessible COVID-19 diagnostic testing.

 

ANALYSIS
Researchers report lower mortality for COVID-19 patients on ventilators
As COVID-19 has become the leading cause of death in the U.S., Emory researchers report fewer deaths than what most have reported for critically ill COVID-19 patients using mechanical ventilation while in the ICU.

 

RESEARCH
Behavioral studies in era of COVID-19 raise new concerns about diversity
The Internet offers a powerful tool for collecting data during a time of social distancing, but Emory psychologists find it also raises new concerns regarding the diversity of study participants.
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EMORY INSIDER
 
Emory Insider

 

Healthy habits: Operation: Eat Right, Emory’s annual summer nutrition challenge, returns June 1-July 12, with new Eating Healthy Journeys, ways to improve health habits and chances to earn points toward Emory medical plan incentives. Meet Super Dietitian and learn more about this year's program.
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TAKE NOTE
 
Emory Healthcare professionals honored in Health Care Heroes 2020 awards
Emory Healthcare professionals honored in Health Care Heroes 2020 awards

Read or listen to stories from the Emory community about experiences during the pandemic -- or share your own
Read or listen to stories from the Emory community about experiences during the pandemic -- or share your own

Take time to thank an Emory faculty or staff member with new web-based tool
Take time to thank an Emory faculty or staff member with new web-based tool

Take your knowledge of Canvas to the next level with multiple class offerings in June and July
Take your knowledge of Canvas to the next level with multiple class offerings in June and July

Develop a plan for the future in "Personal Fiscal Resiliency" webinar June 10
Develop a plan for the future in "Personal Fiscal Resiliency" webinar June 10
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EMORY EXPERTS ON COVID-19
 
Relaxing the rules of social distancing

 

Relaxing the rules of social distancing
June 2 |  Akshat Pujara |  New York Times

Georgia student, son of 2 first responders, creates lifesaving COVID-19 equipment

 

Georgia student, son of 2 first responders, creates lifesaving COVID-19 equipment
May 31 |  Jeremy Collins and Kari Love |  NBC News

Coronavirus FAQs: Is it safer to fly or drive? Is air conditioning a threat?

 

Coronavirus FAQs: Is it safer to fly or drive? Is air conditioning a threat?
May 30 |  Henry Wu |  National Public Radio

Emory success of COVID-19 ventilator patients brings lesson: Prepare

 

Emory success of COVID-19 ventilator patients brings lesson: Prepare
May 29 |  Sara Auld and Craig Coopersmith |  Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Face masks at home reduce COVID-19 risk, study says

 

Face masks at home reduce COVID-19 risk, study says
May 28 |  Colleen Kraft and Carlos del Rio |  Web MD
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